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Sexism

  1. media
    Hearst President Accused of Lewd, Creepy BehaviorTroy Young has resigned amid allegations that he made graphic sexual comments to colleagues and shared pornography at work.
  2. politics
    Everyone Should See This Incredible AOC SpeechIn a deeply moving speech on the House floor, AOC excoriated a Republican congressman who called her a “f - - - - - - bitch” and refused to apologize.
  3. vision 2020
    Trump Needs an Opponent to Demonize. It’s Hard to Do That to Uncle Joe.Trump has tried and failed so far to undermine Joe Biden the way he did Hillary Clinton. He may get really desperate.
  4. tara reade
    Tara Reade Is Making It Harder to Hide Joe BidenThat doesn’t mean his campaign will abandon its most effective strategy.
  5. vision 2020
    The Times Dual Endorsement of Klobuchar and Warren Isn’t NutsYes, they have many differences. But they’re the candidates with the most compelling plans to get something done, and they’d break that glass ceiling.
  6. vision 2020
    Sanders–Warren Conflict Roils Iowa Debate — and the 2020 RaceA relatively calm debate — and for that matter, nominating process — was suddenly submerged in a simmering then roaring conflict between two camps.
  7. democratic debates
    ‘Of Course a Woman Can Be President’The Warren–Sanders conflict came to the debates.
  8. vision 2020
    Politics Chat: The Sanders–Warren He-Said, She-Said Showdown Over SexismDid the allegations of sexism by Sanders come from Warren’s camp? What will the fallout be? Two Intelligencer staffers discuss.
  9. vision 2020
    The Sexist Myth Behind the Sanders-Warren SpatMany Democrats fear, despite a lack of evidence, that a woman can’t win the presidency. They need to reject this misogynist Trumpian assumption.
  10. profile
    Seduced by Start-up LandIn Uncanny Valley, Anna Wiener tries to find career fulfillment in start-up dystopia.
  11. vision 2020
    Is Warren Still a Viable Unity Candidate?She lost altitude as she got hit from left and center on Medicare for All, and old electability fears returned. But she can begin a comeback in Iowa.
  12. snl
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Her SNL Days: ‘It Was a Pretty Brutal Time’She told Stephen Colbert the show was “very sexist” then.
  13. workplace discrimination
    ‘Empowerment Seminar’ Tells Women They Have Small, Pancake-Like BrainsAt a training seminar for female executives at Ernst & Young, women were taught how to dress modestly and appease their male colleagues.
  14. sports
    Teen Swimmer Penalized Because Her Swimsuit ‘Exposed Too Much’The 17-year-old was disqualified for the way her school-issued suit fit, though the decision was later reversed.
  15. billie eilish
    Billie Eilish Addresses Inappropriate Comments About Her Body“My boobs were trending on Twitter!”
  16. power
    Female Journalist Pays Literal Price for Her Co-author’s Alleged MisconductMaggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush lost their shared book deal after he was accused of harassment — but only she had to pay back her advance.
  17. power
    Yet Another Republican Refuses to Be Alone With WomenTwo GOP candidates in Mississippi say they can’t spend any time alone with women out of respect for their wives.
  18. vision 2020
    The Case for Biden’s ‘Electability’ Fades Under ScrutinyThe more you examine the reasons Democrats desperate to beat Trump think Biden’s the one, the more fragile the arguments look.
  19. power
    GOP Rep. Refuses to Meet With Female Journalist Unless She Brings Male Chaperone“What you’re saying here is a woman is a sexual object first and a reporter second.”
  20. vision 2020
    Sanders Suggests Warren Is Surging in the Polls Because She’s a WomanSanders is treading on thin ice in stressing electability arguments in his rivalry with Elizabeth Warren.
  21. lawsuits
    At NY1, Female News Anchors Say They Have an ‘Expiration Date’Five women have sued the network, saying they were “edged out” for growing older.
  22. vision 2020
    Democrats Think Older White Man Is Best Bet to Beat TrumpBiden and Sanders’s strong position in early 2020 polls is likely related to perceptions that, based on 2016, candidate diversity may be too risky.
  23. taylor swift
    Taylor Swift Will Not Be Answering Sexist Questions About Turning 30The pop star shut down a recent interviewer who asked if she’d be settling down soon.
  24. so you want to be president
    Kamala Harris Doesn’t Want to Be Anyone’s Vice-PresidentThe presidential candidate pushed back against the talk that she’d be the perfect running mate for Biden.
  25. federal reserve
    Trump Fed Pick: ‘No Women’ in Men’s Sports Unless They’re HotStephen Moore claims misogynistic comments in his columns were “a spoof.”
  26. vision 2020
    How to Break the Highest Glass Ceiling in AmericaClinton’s defeat stirred fears that America won’t elect a woman president, but there are several paths forward — if we refuse to surrender to sexism.
  27. lawsuits
    A Teacher Was Fired After Her Topless Photo Leaked — and Now She’s SuingLauren Miranda says the photo was shared without her consent.
  28. facebook
    Facebook’s Ad Algorithm Discriminates Even When It’s Not Told To, Study FindsResearchers found ad delivery was skewed by gender and race, though advertisers didn’t list demographic targets.
  29. reproductive rights
    Georgia’s 6-Week Abortion Ban Is Even More Terrifying Than It SeemsGovernor Brian Kemp is expected to sign it into law soon.
  30. sexism
    Vice Settles $1.87 Million Lawsuit for Underpaying Hundreds of WomenThe company was accused of systematically underpaying women who worked at the company.
  31. sexual harassment
    Reporter Says Unwanted On-Camera Kiss From Boxer Was ‘Embarrassing’Boxer Kubrat Pulev grabbed and kissed reporter Jennifer Ravalo at the end of an interview.
  32. niche drama
    Wots This Peppa Pig Sexism Row All About, Then?Who would want to cancel the beloved cartoon pig, and why?
  33. are men funny?
    The Best Way to Get Promoted Is to Be Hopelessly Dull and EarnestApparently only men can be funny at work and succeed.
  34. sexism
    High-School Cheerleading Team Under Fire for ‘Big Booty’ and ‘Big Boobie’ AwardsThe school has apologized after an ACLU investigation.
  35. sexism
    Fancy Manhattan Restaurant Allegedly Won’t Let Women Sit Alone at the BarThe owner seems to have assumed that solo women must be escorts.
  36. technology
    Google Sued for Allegedly Covering Up Sexual Harassment by Former ExecsThe shareholders are asking a former Google exec who resigned over sexual misconduct to return $90 million in exit payouts.
  37. come on dudes
    Reminder: The Tech World Still Doesn’t Care About WomenA sex toy designed for women by women was stripped of an award at CES after it was deemed “indecent.”
  38. tell me something i don't know
    Study Finds Twitter’s Bad If You’re a Woman and Worse If You’re a Woman of ColorAmnesty International spent a year combing through tweets sent to journalists and politicians, proving what women who spend time online already knew.
  39. sexism
    Hannah Gadsby Calls Out Hollywood’s ‘Good Men’ for Their Hot Takes on Misogyny“I find good men talking about bad men incredibly irritating.”
  40. time's up
    Time’s Up’s New CEO on What We Can’t Tolerate“When women are treated inequitably, we all suffer. We are not afterthoughts.”
  41. conversations
    Jon Stewart and Dave Chappelle Talk Trump, Sexism, and Louis C.K.The two sat down for a lengthy chat with Christiane Amanpour.
  42. motherhood
    Keira Knightley Wrote an Essay on the Strength of Motherhood“They belittle me, they try not to listen to me, they don’t talk to me, they don’t want to hear my voice, my experience, my opinion.”
  43. student protests
    Brooklyn College Students Slam Professor Over Offensive Sexual-Assault BlogAn associate professor of business argued that committing sexual assault is a male rite of passage but says it was “satirical.”
  44. power
    Exclusive: Jordan Peterson Threatened to Sue Author for Calling Him a MisogynistThe self-styled “free speech warrior” alleges Kate Manne defamed him by calling his work sexist.
  45. sexism
    Democratic Women Fear America Not Ready for a Woman As PresidentIt may take a midterm win driven by women to convince Democrats that it’s not risky to run a woman against Trump in 2020.
  46. sexism
    Professor Reportedly Told Students Kavanaugh Would Only Hire ‘Model-Like’ WomenYale professor Amy Chua would apparently tell students it was “no accident” that all Kavanaugh’s female clerks “look like models.”
  47. us open
    Serena Williams Fined $17,000 After U.S. Open Referee ControversyShe received code violations that have been decried as sexist and unfair.
  48. us open
    Billie Jean King Comes to Serena Williams’s DefenseAfter Serena Williams’ controversial final at the U.S. Open, Billie Jean King thanked her for calling out “double standards” in sports.
  49. us open
    Serena Williams Did Not Mince Words After U.S. Open Referee Controversy“I’m here fighting for women’s rights and for women’s equality… For me, it blows my mind.”
  50. lists
    The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List Will Try to Fix Its Most Glaring FlawThe group’s director says it starts with making sure there’s more gender equality among voters.
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